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Sleeping Venus

1508: Dresden Gallery, Dresden, Germany

This was Girogione's last painting, finished by Titian after his death. The composition is pure Giorgione, set in the Venetian landscape with a glint of the sea in the distance. The curves of Venus's body echo the hills that enfold here.
 
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